Ask A Genius 567 – Auschwitz Memorial on Twitter

In-Sight Publishing

July 23, 2020

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Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is the Auschwitz Memorial?

Rick Rosner: I’ve started following the Auschwitz Memorial on Twitter. Most of what the Auschwitz Memorial does is show a picture and say, “Here is so and so,” when they were born, sent to Auschwitz, and when they usually died at Auschwitz, because not many people made it out.

But the pictures are edifying because I can be a Jew and be aware of everybody’s tendency to need to be educated out of some form of racism, but the deal is: The pictures of the people sent to Auschwitz.

It is amazing. Even though, I should be beyond thinking like this. It is amazing how perfectly good looking so many of these people were. The Jews were presented by the Nazis to Germany as being these ugly, inferior people.

Frickin’, all of these Jews that got sent looked perfectly normal and most of the time better than average. They don’t look “inferior.” They are good looking people who fell victim to, basically, a criminal government that wanted to take all of their shit and kill the fuck out of them.

Jacobsen: These are perfectly good. They’re dusty, but yes.

Rosner: Some people looked dusty and bad. Because they have been processed and wearing the striped prisoner outfits and all of their hair has been shaved. The whole German argument was psychotic.

Jacobsen: I brought this up to a German and a Belgian friend. The German friend is ashamed of that national history.

Rosner: But there are so few people still alive who had any agency during World War Two. I read a headline of what is being called the last trial of a Nazi concentration camp guard ever to be held.

Jacobsen: When?

Rosner: Now! I have been reading the Drudge Report because it used to be the standard conservative “fuck you” to liberals, a collection of news stories. Now, it is closer to a centrist news page and its discontent with Trump becomes more and more apparent.

I found this on Drudge. I didn’t read the story. But it is probably about a guy who is like 98 -years-old, born in 1922, becomes a guard when 21 in 1943. There’s almost nobody left who did evil or, on the other hand, did good from World War Two.

The youngest person who joined World War Two and the military by lying about their age was born in 1928, so they are 92-years-old. That’s the youngest World War Two veteran. There are still people.

I don’t know if there was someone who joined at 16 and is still alive, but there are veterans who are 94 and 97, and still get trotted out for stuff. That person who joined at 16 was a hypothetical person. There are plenty of people who did it, whether any of those liars are still around; I don’t know how many of them there were in the first place.

German guilt: The point is, I am trying to say there is almost no one left alive in the world; I’m sure there are, maybe – I don’ know – 1,000 old Nazi still tucked away in old age homes. Not concentration camp guards, but members of the Nazi Party who had viable beliefs and even, maybe, acted on their beliefs to some extent.

But they are in their late 90s. It would be bad if all Germans felt this national guilty. We are 75 years past the end of World War Two with 3 or 4 generations of Germans since who came after the Nazis.

Jacobsen: What do you think of this history of IQ and race mixed up in history?

Rosner: IQ is a terrible, racist idea. Statistics itself grew up or was brought to fruition by a bunch of racist motherfuckers. Probably not everybody who worked in the field of IQ or everybody who developed the mathematical discipline of statistics was a racist, but the guy who came up with the correlation coefficient, Pearson.

Apparently, that guy was a racist. But racists have been everywhere. The guy, William Shockley, got two Nobel Prizes. He was a huge ass racist. He was the only Nobel Prize winner to donate his jizz to the genius sperm bank established in the ‘70s.

It was a sperm bank in California founded in the ‘70s as a place to store genius or purported genius jizz. And if you wanted a genius kid, that’s where you went to get your jizz.

The end.

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Rick Rosner

American Television Writer


(Updated July 25, 2019)

*High range testing (HRT) should be taken with honest skepticism grounded in the limited empirical development of the field at present, even in spite of honest and sincere efforts. If a higher general intelligence score, then the greater the variability in, and margin of error in, the general intelligence scores because of the greater rarity in the population.*

According to some semi-reputable sources gathered in a listing hereRick G. Rosner may have among America’s, North America’s, and the world’s highest measured IQs at or above 190 (S.D. 15)/196 (S.D. 16) based on several high range test performances created by Christopher HardingJason BettsPaul Cooijmans, and Ronald Hoeflin. He earned 12 years of college credit in less than a year and graduated with the equivalent of 8 majors. He has received 8 Writers Guild Awards and Emmy nominations, and was titled 2013 North American Genius of the Year by The World Genius Directory with the main “Genius” listing here.

He has written for Remote ControlCrank YankersThe Man ShowThe EmmysThe Grammys, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He worked as a bouncer, a nude art model, a roller-skating waiter, and a stripper. In a television commercialDomino’s Pizza named him the “World’s Smartest Man.” The commercial was taken off the air after Subway sandwiches issued a cease-and-desist. He was named “Best Bouncer” in the Denver Area, Colorado, by Westwood Magazine.

Rosner spent much of the late Disco Era as an undercover high school student. In addition, he spent 25 years as a bar bouncer and American fake ID-catcher, and 25+ years as a stripper, and nearly 30 years as a writer for more than 2,500 hours of network television. Errol Morris featured Rosner in the interview series entitled First Person, where some of this history was covered by Morris. He came in second, or lost, on Jeopardy!, sued Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? over a flawed question and lost the lawsuit. He won one game and lost one game on Are You Smarter Than a Drunk Person? (He was drunk). Finally, he spent 37+ years working on a time-invariant variation of the Big Bang Theory.

Currently, Rosner sits tweeting in a bathrobe (winter) or a towel (summer). He lives in Los AngelesCalifornia with his wife, dog, and goldfish. He and his wife have a daughter. You can send him money or questions at LanceVersusRick@Gmail.Com, or a direct message via Twitter, or find him on LinkedIn, or see him on YouTube.

Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Founder, In-Sight Publishing


In-Sight Publishing

Scott Douglas Jacobsen is the Founder of In-Sight Publishing and Editor-in-Chief of In-Sight: Independent Interview-Based Journal (ISSN 2369-6885). Jacobsen works for science and human rights, especially women’s and children’s rights. He considers the modern scientific and technological world the foundation for the provision of the basics of human life throughout the world and the advancement of human rights as the universal movement among peoples everywhere.


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